Heather Blanton
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Heather Blanton

Heather Blanton is the independent bestselling author of several Christian Westerns, including the "Romance in the Rockies" series which was recently OPTIONED for a LIMITED TV SERIES.

She is a former journalist and avid researcher who endeavors to seamlessly weave actual history in among fictional storylines. She loves exploring the American West, especially ghost towns and museums. She has walked parts of the Oregon Trail, ridden horses through the Rockies, climbed to the top of Independence Rock, and even held an outlaw's note in her hand.

"Heather Blanton is blessed with a natural storytelling ability, an 'old soul' wisdom, and wide expansive heart. Her characters are vividly drawn, and in the western settings where life can be hard, over quickly, and seemingly without meaning, she reveals Larger Hands holding everyone and everything together."
MARK RICHARD, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER, AMC'S HELL ON WHEELS, and PEN/ERNEST HEMINGWAY AWARD WINNER 

Her novels are all Christian Western Romance because this is the genre that lets her write about feisty pioneer women who struggle to find love and keep their faith. Like all good, old-fashioned Westerns, there is always justice, a moral message, American values, lots of high adventure, unexpected plot twists, and often a touch of suspense. Of course, romance is always a strong element in her stories because it is such a beautiful gift from God and a perfect reflection of how he loves us: sacrificially and lavishly. Her work is inspired by authors like the great Louis L'Amour, Francine Rivers, and Linda Lael Miller, to name just a few.

She grew up in the mountains of Western North Carolina on a steady diet of Bonanza, Gunsmoke, and John Wayne Westerns. Her most fond childhood memory is of sitting next to her daddy, munching on popcorn, and watching Lucas McCain unload that Winchester! Her daddy also taught her to shoot and, trust us, she can sew on buttons with her rifle.

She is a proud member of Western Writers of America and American Christian Fiction Writers.

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Best Sellers

    • In Time for Christmas - A Novella

    • By: Heather Blanton
    • Narrated by: Melinda Mercier
    • Length: 3 hrs and 12 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    This is the story of Charlene Williams, a woman trapped in a dangerously abusive marriage....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Great book

    • By Dorothy Dooley on 04-23-17

    Regular price: $14.95

    • Hearts in Defiance

    • Romance in the Rockies, Book 2
    • By: Heather Blanton
    • Narrated by: Em Eldridge
    • Length: 11 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Charles McIntyre built the lawless, godless mining town of Defiance practically with his bare hands...and without any remorse for the lives he destroyed along the way....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Book 2

    • By jey cee on 04-21-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • A Lady in Defiance

    • Romance in the Rockies
    • By: Heather Blanton
    • Narrated by: Angel Clark
    • Length: 11 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 23

    Naomi, angry with God for widowing her, wants no part of Defiance or the saloon-owning, prostitute-keeping Mr. McIntyre. Yet, it seems that God has gone to elaborate lengths to bring them together....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • More Please

    • By Sumfretym on 02-16-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Grace be a Lady

    • Love & War in Johnson County, Book 1
    • By: Heather Blanton
    • Narrated by: Talmadge Ragan
    • Length: 7 hrs and 15 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 14
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 13

    Banished to the dusty cow town of Misery, Wyoming, for an alleged affair, Grace Hendrick is facing the hardest decisions of her life....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • sweet store.

    • By Amazon Customer on 09-13-18

    Regular price: $19.95

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